Dry and cracked heels are signs that are trying to tell you to focus on your body for a while. It is a nightmare for most women as it makes the feet look old and cracked up.
The skin of the feet is sensitive but it is the one which is exposed the most. It becomes drier as there are no oil glands present and therefore it begins to crack due to lack of moisturizing.
Here are 5 refreshing techniques to help you heal those gentle heels:
1. Citrus trick
-1 tbsp salt
-½ cup lemon juice
-2 tbsp glycerine
-Take a tub and fill it with warm water. Add salt, glycerine, rose water and 10 drops of lemon juice to it.
-Soak your feet for 20 minutes in this tub.
-Using a foot scrubber, scrub your feet’s gentle areas like heels and the space in between the toes gently and rinse it off.
-Now, take some glycerine, 1 tsp rose water and 1 tsp lemon juice. Mix it together and apply this thick paste on your feet.
-Leave it overnight and rinse it off the next day.
2. Citrus Vaseline Magic
-1 tsp vaseline
-5 lemon drops
-Soak your feet in your warm water for 20 minutes and pat it dry.
-Take 1 tsp of vaseline and add 7 drops of lemon to it. Now, rub this mixture on your heels till it gets absorbed by the heels.
-Wear comfy wool socks to keep the moisture locked in.
-Take it off the next morning and say hello to smooth heels.
-1 cup honey
-Fill half a bucket with lukewarm water. Add that 1 cup of honey to the water and give it a good stir.
-Soak your feet in it for 15 minutes.
-Rinse it off and pat it dry. Your feet will feel softer and smoother instantly.
Repeating this every day for more effective results.
4. Rice flour to the rescue
-3 tbsp rice flour
-1 tsp honey
-4 drops of apple cider vinegar
-Mix all the ingredients and make a thick paste out of it.
-If your heels are gravely damaged, you can add 1 tsp of olive oil or almond oil.
-Soak your feet in the lukewarm water for about 15 minutes and apply the paste onto your feet.
-This paste will act like a natural scrub which will help you in removing the dead skin off of your lovely feet.
-Doing this twice a week can help you regain the satin softness all over again.
5. Listerine (mouthwash) Miracle
-1 cup white vinegar
-1 cup Listerine
-2 cups water
-Mix all these ingredients and soak your feet in this solution.
-Leave it for 15-20 minutes and then with the help of a foot file, scrub your feet to remove the dead skin.
-Finally, rinse it with water and pat it dry.
-Apply a hydrating moisturizer on your feet to retain the moisture.
-Repeat this every day for about a week and say goodbye to those cracked heels!